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Award Ceremony Saraswati Sanskrit Prize 2012
The Department of Cultural and Religious History of South Asia (Classical Indology) cordially invites to the awarding of the Saraswati Sanskrit prize 2012 to Mr. Rohana Seneviratne on the 30th August 2013, 10.30 a.m. in room Z 10 at the South Asia Institute.
Mr. Seneviratne completed his M. Phil. in Indian philosophy at the University of Liverpool in 2009 and is currently engaged in his D. Phil. research on philosophy of Sanskrit grammar at the University of Oxford, UK. The prize is instituted by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) and the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University to recognize the contribution of bonaﬁde students in promoting the understanding of Sanskrit and to foster deeper appreciation of the Indian heritage. The oral presentations were held on 31st August 2012 at the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg on the topic: Why should we study Sanskrit? At the Award Ceremony Mr. Ajit Gupte, Chargé d’Affaires, Embassy of India from Berlin and Prof. H. V. Shivaprakash, Director (Tagore Centre) from Berlin will be represented as chief guests. On this occasion the closing ceremony of the Summer Schools in Spoken Sanskrit and the Nepali Intensive Course will also take place.
You find the invitation to the Award Ceremony and detailed information about the price on the homepage of the department of Classical Indology.
14 Aug 2013